Therapy Services and Counseling Topics

Lisa Rogers  is currently accepting new patients for in-person therapy in NYC and for virtual counseling in CA, IL, TX, NY, NJ, VT, FL and Japan/International by case basis.

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Adult Therapy

Individual Therapy
Group Therapy
Marriage and Couples Therapy
Family Therapy
Social Skills Training and Groups
Dating on the Spectrum Groups
Substance Abuse/Dependency Groups
Sandplay Therapy
Telemental Heath

Adolescent Therapy

Individual Therapy
Group Therapy
Family Therapy
Social Skills Training and Groups
Dating on the Spectrum
Substance Abuse/Dependency Groups
Sandplay Therapy
Play Therapy
Telemental Heath

Therapy for Children

Individual Therapy
Group Therapy
Family Therapy
Social Skills Training and Groups
Sandplay Therapy
Play Therapy
Telemental Heath *age appropriate

Counseling Topics Available

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  • Learning disabilities
  • Social Skill deficits/Social skills training
  • Behavioral issues with school
  • Special education issues
  • Emotional/Social delays
  • Academic decline
  • Children/Adolescents/Adults on the spectrum
  • Oppositional defiant
  • Parenting concerns/training related to clinical issues of concern.
  • Seperation Anxiety
  • Peer/Academic and athletic pressures
  • Depression (sadness, dysthymia, bipolar)
  • Grief/loss/bereavement
  • Anxiety (OCD, Phobiaa, GAD, Tics, Panic Attacks)
  • Substance abuse/Addiction Methadone/Suboxone treatment (Medication Assisted-Treatment) *Counseling Only*
  • Self Esteem issues
  • Body image
  • Psychiatric issues - Outpatient support for family and individual
  • Abuse/Trauma
  • Medical illness related issues
  • Military Service Members, Veterans and their Families (Military Discount)***
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anger issues
  • LGBTQ related issues
  • Sexuality issues
  • Major life change and crisis
  • Eating disorders
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Divorce, family conflict, and relationship issues
  • Tics motor/vocal
  • Career decision-making
  • Geriatric issues related to aging - Dementia/Cognitive decline/disorders/supportive counseling for individual and family
  • Tourette's

Helpful Information about Treatments Offered in My Practices

Individual Adult Therapy

One on One sessions with therapist and patient. A safe and confidential space is provided so healing and change occur between therapist and patient. Self-awareness and understanding of the influence of the past on present behavior are explored.

The patient and therapist examine unresolved conflicts and symptoms that arise from past dysfunctional relationships and manifest themselves in the present.

My goal is to help patients become aware/conscious of and experience their feelings and thought processes and how this has led to maladaptive behavior. Work then is to devise and construct elements of change in patients thinking and behavior that can be implemented in the patient's life. In turn, patients can go on to live a more conscious, healthy, and vital life.

Play Therapy

Children express themselves through play.

Play therapy provides a safe environment for children to manage trauma and stress, learn effective coping strategies, and to remove obstacles to their development, modify behavior, develop problem solving skills and learn different ways of relating.

Parent/Child Therapy

Parents receive guidance in their play/ interactions with their child. Emphasis on fostering a parent child relationship that promotes commutation, intimacy and self-esteem.

Divorce Support Groups - Children and Adolescent

A  Group environment designed to assist adolescents and children in managing the stress and turmoil often associated with separation/divorce of their parents.

Divorce Process Groups for Adults

On going  process groups for adults going through divorce and issues related to daily living associated before, during and after the process of divorce.

Couples Counseling Groups and Individual Couples

Dating, married or engaged, counseling to enhance intimacy, learn conflict resolution, effective communication and patterns of interaction.

Groups for Dating on the Spectrum - Adolescent/Adult

People with Autism covet intimacy. Exploration of obstacles faced in regards to dating, love and romance . Also navigation of the routines of daily living addressed.

Process Groups for Children/ Adolescents

Conflicts with school, peers, family, dating, and academic concerns addressed.

Process Groups for Adults

On going group that address the needs of patients related to conflicts of daily living.

Groups for Substance Abuse/Addiction

For adults dealing with substance abuse/addiction offered in separate groups for adults, and adolescents and for children dealing with addiction/substance abuse within the family system.

Social Skills Groups

For Children, Adolescents, and Adults, with social skills deficits, even those stemming from ADHD, ASD, Asperger’s or other unspecified causes are able to make tremendous progress. Because a social skills deficit is an on-going challenge, that needs to be addressed repeatedly it is helpful to begin early and be consistent.  Because a social skills deficit can stem from so many diverse causes careful selection is made in forming of each group. Factors taken into considerations are developmental level, gender and age.

Group is focused on peer-to-peer interaction. Designed to help children, adolescents and adults who are struggling with peer interaction. Goals include increasing competence in reading nonverbal signals of others, thinking about the perspective of others when interacting with peers, and giving and taking feedback from others. Establishing impulse control, anger regulation, gaining perspective on self, discovering peer expectations, developing conversations skills, practicing anxiety management, engaging in peer reaction, planning bullying, and navigating the rules and routines of school / work (in case of adult group), family and community.

The Benefit of Group Therapy with Children, Adolescents, and Adults

As an adjunct or by itself group therapy helps members work to express their own problems, ideas, feelings and reactions freely and honestly. Playing, drawing and pretending as well as talking are important ways of sharing feelings and problem resolution for children. Adolescents and adult groups rely primarily if not exclusive on verbal communication.

Sandplay Therapy

Sandplay is grounded in the psychology of C.G. Jung and was introduced by Swiss Jungian analyst Dora Kalff. Sandplay is hands on psychological work. It is a powerful therapeutic technique that facilitates the psyches natural capacity for healing. Sandplay is done adjunctively to talk therapy during the process of the therapeutic work.  A scene is made from figurines and objects placed in a box of sand. Sandplay is a form of therapy that gives the child, adolescent, or adult, the opportunity to portray rather than verbalize feelings and experiences often inaccessible/difficult to express in words.


Integrated into treatment with children, adolescents and adults.  Used in Individual and Group therapy. Mindfulness catalyzes learning, growing and healing and transformation of an individuals view and understanding of oneself. Mindfulness aids in the healing of a distorted sense of self, ones relation to others, to events and the external environment. Mindfulness aids in addressing maladaptive habits, trauma, medical conditions, and psychiatric disorders. Mindfulness aims to achieve stability of mind and awareness and aid in the cessation of maladaptive emotions and cognitions. Also seen as a method of systematic mental training for reducing suffering and developing self-awareness, self-regulation and development of a positive relationship between self and others.

Telemental Health

Online therapy also known as Telemental Health or Virtual Counseling is psychological counseling and support that is provided over the internet through email, video conferencing , online chat, text messaging or a phone call. Telemental Health is useful to individuals who cannot leave their home, who work unconventional hours, military/their families, as well as those overseas or who live in rural or remote areas.

*** This website is for information purposes only and does not constitute a therapeutic relationship.

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